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The Maze Runner

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The Maze Runner
Importance of Decision Making In The Glade

Decision Making In The Glade
In the novel
The Maze Runner
the characters face many obstacles. Just like in real life we face many obstacles that are overcome by our decisions. Throughout the novel the characters make some important decisions, these decisions that the characters make could impact their survival. Some decisions The Gladers have made decisions that have resulted in death or success. Using an decision our main character Thomas helps The Gladers in solving The Maze.
Is There a Right/Wrong Decision?
Decisions as an Adolescence
During our adolescent years our decisions aren't the best. Some decisions we make can be dangerous and risk our lives. In the novel the characters which are mostly teenagers make decisions that aren't very smart and could be dangerous.

Conclusion
In conclusion decision making is vital to us and The Gladers. Every day we are faced with situations that can be solved using decisions just like in the novel. Using important decisions us and The Gladers can overcome important obstacles, there is never a right/wrong decision as the decision you make can change the situation. The Gladers and us use decisions for our everyday lives.
Introduction
In our everyday life we face many decisions, in the novel
The Maze Runner
by James Dashner the characters face many decisions in their everyday lives as well.
The protagonist which is Thomas faces some difficult situations; his decisions are very important in some situations. As these decisions could save his life and his friends.
In The Maze Runner the decisions the characters make are important, as some decisions The Gladers make could risk their life or have huge consequences. Just like in real life we face many important decisions, our decisions can be very important in our everyday life. Throughout the novel The Gladers use decisions to overcome their problems, using decision our characters overcome a few obstacles. Throughout the novel Thomas our protagonist uses important decisions to solve The Maze, some of his decisions are important for The Gladers and himself.
In our everyday lives we make critical decisions, the decisions we make can have consequences. When we make decision there is really no right/wrong decisions, each decision we make can have a different outcome. People have different views of your decisions either positive or negative. Throughout the novel
The Maze Runner, the characters make some decisions that might not be right.
Example #1
Example #2
The Gladers are now faced with an important decision to make, they question on trusting Teresa and her theory about The Maze. This decision is important for The Gladers because it can either help them in solving The Maze or getting killed by her theory.

-“Minho stood in front of the door with his hands on his hips. How can we trust her?”

-Newt said “As soon as she woke up, the whole place fell to pieces”

Dashner 269
A decision Thomas made to help solve The Maze was him wanting to become a Runner. This is important because now The Gladers have more support to solve The Maze. Later in the novel Thomas becomes a great Runner and discovers new things that will help in solving The Maze.

-Thomas says “I want to become a Runner”
(Dashner 35)
Example #3
Thomas our protagonist makes decisions that aren't the best sometimes, that could possibly lead him into great danger. An example of a bad decision Thomas made was when he went into The Maze to save Minho and Alby.

-“Thomas has no choice he moved. Forward stepping into the Maze”

-"Filled with terror at what the consequences might be"

Dashner 113
Example #4
In the novel our characters make some dangerous decisions, some decision The Gladers have resulted in death or serious consequences. An example of a decision that resulted in an accident was that boy who volunteered to descend down The Maze.

-Chuck said "The kid who volunteered to do it had only gone about 10 feet when something swooshed through the air and cut him clean in half


Citations
-The Novel
The Maze Runner
by James Dashner

- http://www.shmoop.com/the-maze-runner/

-http://www.psychologytoday.com
/basics/decision-making

-http://goo.gl/Im8rbh (shorted link)

-http://www.businessballs.com
/problemsolving.htm

-http://www.salon.com/2013/11/14
/teenagers_cant_help_
but_make_stupid_decisions_newscred/
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